"Duphalac" most often prescribed for diseases of the digestive system of different etiology. The drug is indicated for use in chronic constipation and the need to soften the stool. Often the drug is used for preventing symptoms of hemorrhoids or the treatment of the effects of surgical operations on the intestines. "Duphalac" can also be used under such conditions as encephalopathy, precoma and coma of the liver. The tool can be assigned with intestinal dysbiosis, which is caused by pathogenic bacteria, e.g. Salmonella or Shigella.
For the treatment of constipation medication is prescribed orally at a dosage of 15-45 ml of 1 times a day during meal in the morning. The result of treatment can occur in just 2 days, after which you must start taking a maintenance dose in a volume of 10-25 ml. Total duration of therapy depends on the patient's condition and the testimony of the attending physician in the treatment. If, after the initial dose the desired effect is not achieved, may increase dosage to achieve positive results.
Children aged 7 to 14 years can take the medicine in the first two days to 15 ml as maintenance dose is assigned 10 ml to the end of therapy. Children from 3 to 6 years should be given 5-10 ml "Duphalac" in the day. The initial and maintenance dose in this case is no different, and the reception means may prodoljatsia until complete disappearance of symptoms. Children up to 3 years shown the drug at the dosage of 5 ml per day. The amount taken can be reduced after 2 days, if you are able to achieve a positive treatment effect.
For therapy of hepatic coma "Duphalac" take 30-50 ml 3 times a day. Then a doctor can be picked up the maintenance dose, which will ensure soft stool 2-3 times a day. Treatment of the disease in this case is carried out strictly under the supervision of a specialist. Acid balance the fecal mass should be monitored by regular testing in the lab. In exceptional cases, "Duphalac" can be assigned through an enema in the ratio of 300 ml to 700 ml of water.
The drug is contraindicated in high risk of development of rectal bleeding. It is forbidden to take the medicine in patients with suspected appendicitis and bowel obstruction. It is undesirable to receive with galactosemia. With caution should designate a means for patients with diabetes.